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117 - The New Abnormal - Zoom Zombies and situational awareness!

Could those zoom family meetings with your Gran be hindering your ability to "Stay Frosty"? Potentially deadly ‘Zoom zombies’ are roaming the streets, a new report finds ! Fifty-four percent of motorists who’ve driven their vehicles soon after using a videoconferencing platform report having trouble concentrating on the road. Americans have a new pandemic-related problem to worry about: zombies. No, not the kind that kills to eat brains, but the type that kills because their own noggins aren’t operating at full capacity. So-called Zoom zombies are terrorizing U.S. drivers and pedestrians, according to the Root Insurance Distracted Driving Awareness Survey, released today. According to the survey, 54% of motorists who have driven their vehicles soon after using a videoconferencing platform report having trouble concentrating on the road. The age of the person behind the wheel impacts how well he or she can focus on driving. For Generation Xers, the attentiveness problem drops

116 - Self defence and social media

  When it comes to self defence (and perhaps life in general) - social media is not your friend. Before posting any content that relates to self defence and/or martial arts training - whether you are an instructor or trainee, consider the possible use of that post against you in court. If you were ever forced to defend yourself and appear in court, you can guarantee that any posts about training that you have left on zuckerbook etc will be looked immediately at as a possible weapon against you. This is especially a problem in niche groups like self defence. For example, because of a general interest in your group about say weapons defence, pictures of weapons are posted and the whole group understands that you're all decent people concerned about learning tactics to COUNTER criminal weapon use - but what about outsiders? Could an impression be made to an average person on say a jury that you are a "martial arts maniac" with "an above average interest in violence"

115 - The Parley Real People | Real Talk With Hock Hochheim (Video)